President-Elect Trump Chooses Dr. Ben Carson To Be Housing SecretaryPresident-elect Donald Trump has chosen former campaign rival Dr. Ben Carson to be the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Federal Government Blocks Dakota Access Oil Pipeline RouteThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters
Black Friday Deals Lift U.S. Auto Sales In NovemberBlack Friday deals and post-election confidence pulled U.S. auto sales out of their recent slump in November, and increased the chances that 2016 could set a record for new vehicle sales.
Retail Gas Prices Up 2 Cents This WeekRetail gasoline prices both in Texas and nationwide are up 2 cents this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported that the statewide price at the pump was an average $1.93 per gallon.
Breitbart Urges Kellogg's Boycott Over Pulled AdsBreitbart is encouraging a boycott of Kellogg's products after the cereal maker said that it would no longer advertise on the news and opinion website formerly run by Donald Trump aide Steve Bannon.
Toyota To Revamp America's Top-Selling CamryToyota will reveal a new version of America's top-selling car next month. The company gave few details about the revamped Toyota Camry. The vehicle was last redesigned for the 2013 model year.
Phelps Looks To Dip His Toes In Tech IndustryOlympic gold medalist Michael Phelps has a second act in mind, one that might lead him to a Silicon Valley startup. But the athlete is not offering much in the way of specifics.
Apple Turns (RED) For World AIDS DayApple said that more than 400 stores on five continents are turning their logos red or featuring red window decals on Thursday in an effort to raise visibility for World AIDS Day. The company is also launching new products.
"The 12 Days Of Christmas" Now Costs $34,363The slow recovery of the U.S. economy is continuing to keep the cost of Christmas -- or at least the gifts listed in the popular "The 12 Days of Christmas" song -- from spiraling out of control.
OPEC Cuts Will Have A Muted Effect On ConsumersOPEC's decision to cut production gave an immediate boost to oil prices, but the impact on consumers and the U.S. economy is likely to be more modest and gradual.
Trump Says He's Leaving His Business To Focus On Being PresidentDonald Trump says he's leaving his "great business" to his children so he can focus on being the nation's 45th president.
Facebook Adds Free Games To Messenger AppFacebook is adding the option to play games with your contacts in its messaging app beginning Tuesday. You can access the feature in the latest version of the app by tapping the game controller icon.